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Invention Web Resources

Invention Sites

Acitivate your mind by learning about simple and compound machines while you explore  the House and Tool Shed!

Zoom Inventors and Inventions
From A to Z to learn all about inventors and inventions.

A lot of information can be found on this site.  Be ready to learn a lot about inventions!

How Everyday Things Are Made
If you've ever wonderd how things are made - products like candy, cars, airplanes, or bottles - or if you've been interested in manufacturing processes, like forging, casting, on injection molding, then you've come to the right place.

Inventor's Stories
Explore the stories of inventors, both famous and little-known, whose creative habits of mind began in childhood play.

Inventor of the Week
This is an Inventor Archive that is organized by the inventors' last names.  You can also browse by the invention.

Historica Minutes:  Basketball
Find out about the invention of basketball!

The History of Chewing Gum and Bubble Gum
Learn about the invention of gum


The Invention of Dr. Pepper
Visit this site to learn about how Dr. Pepper Started


The History of Silly Putty
Silly Putty has been around for 50 years now, visit this site to learn more!


Mountain Dew
Learn about the history of this popular pop!


History of the Camera
Have you ever had your picture taken?  It would be hard to imagine life without zapping those photographs.  Find out how it all began!


The Invention of Velcro
Learn how velcro came to be!


Life Savers
Interesting facts about the invention of a popular candy.


Who Invented Microwaves
Learn all about microwave energy.